"SPRAWL--the word even sounds ugly Webster's definition is "to spread out carelessly or awkwardly," and it might have added inefficiently and expensively. And that is exactly what is happening as development takes place in the suburbs of Rhode Island and throughout the country."
Smolski, Chester, "Sprawl is the Enemy; Victory Might Need a March in Reverse" (2000). Smolski Texts. 301.